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National Fellowships Committee

Function

The functions of the National Fellowships Committee are to oversee the candidacies of all Miami students interested in competing for select National Fellowship opportunities; and administer the campus nomination process that leads to Miami’s institutional endorsements of candidates for these opportunities.  The committee shall also manage the recruitment and advising of potential candidates and the marketing of fellowship opportunities and deadlines to the University community.

Composition

Committee members are appointed by the Provost following consultation with the chair of the committee. The membership shall be comprised of those faculty and staff members who have been assigned responsibility for managing fellowships in a particular cognate or interest area and faculty/staff members with an interest in fellowship advising. The Director or Senior Associate Director of the University Honors Program will serve as chair.

  • Automatic members
    • Director of the University Honors Program
    • Senior Associate Director of the University Honors Program
    • One (1) Academic Advisor, University Honors Program, who shall assist the committee with fellowship advising and recruitment
    • Director of Global Partnerships, Global Initiatives, who shall manage international fellowships
    • One (1) representative from STEM-related fields in the College of Arts and Sciences, who shall manage STEM-related fellowships
  • Faculty and staff members appointed by the Provost as needed and appropriate

Current Membership

  • Chair: Dr. Zeb Baker, Senior Associate Director, University Honors Program
  • Dr. David Pennock, Director, University Honors Program
  • Karla Guinigundo, Director of Global Partnerships, Global Initiatives
  • Dr. Paul Urayama, Associate Professor, Department of Physics (CAS)
  • Dr. Joe Johnson, Chair and Professor, Department of Psychology (CAS)
  • Dr. Charles Moul, Associate Professor, Department of Economics (FSB)
  • Dr. Brian Kirkmeyer, Karen Buchwald Wright Senior Assistant Dean for Student Success (CEC)
  • Dr. Eric Buller, Director, Wilks Leadership Institute
  • Lauren Brassfield, Academic Advisor, University Honors Program